Garter Hug by Iglinz Crafts

Garter Hug

Knitting
April 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in chevron pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
525 - 656 yards (480 - 600 m)
35cm (14in) wide, length is adjustable
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The Garter Hug is an easy and relaxing stole to knit. It is worked from side to side in a chevron pattern. There are no purls involved. The rounded shape is achieved by using short rows.

The pattern is written. It includes a schematic to show the shape, a photo tutorial to show the short row technique used and a tick chart for optional use.

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Difficulty level: advanced beginner (double decreases, short rows)

Yarn: Schulana Antigua (52% alpaca, 35% merino wool, 12% nylon; 110m/50g; 120yds/1.76oz); 5 skeins. Sample in a length of 150cm (60in) used 482m (572yds).

Needles: 5mm/US 8

Notions: yarn needle, 2 stitch markers

Gauge: 24 stitches/18 rows in chevron pattern = 10cm/4in.

Size: 35cm (14in) in width, the length is adjustable.

Thank you to my wonderful testers:
cazzie27
gloryjj
Gruenhopper
urmare